Butter Murukku | Venna murukulu | Crunchy Andhra Snack

Butter Murukku, also known as Venna Murukulu or Crunchy Andhra Snack, is a traditional deep-fried snack from the Andhra Pradesh state of India. It is made with a dough of rice flour, urad dal flour, butter, and spices. It is usually shaped into spiral or looped shapes using a special press or chakli maker before deep frying. It is a popular snack in Andhra Pradesh and usually served as a tea time snack.

Here is a recipe for preparing Butter Murukku at home:


  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1/4 cup urad dal flour
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ajwain seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed
  • Oil for deep frying


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the rice flour, urad dal flour, cumin seeds, ajwain seeds, salt, and butter. Mix well.
  2. Gradually add water and knead to form a smooth dough.
  3. Fill the dough into a murukku press or chakli maker fitted with a star-shaped nozzle.
  4. Heat oil in a pan for deep frying.
  5. Press the dough into the hot oil in spiral or looped shapes, and deep fry until golden brown.
  6. Drain on a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  7. Allow the murukku to cool before storing in an airtight container for later use.

You can adjust the quantity of butter and spices as per your taste. These Murukku’s are very crispy and stays for a week if stored in airtight container. Enjoy!






Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *